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critical care medicine

Abbreviation: CCM
The care of the sickest patients (those with acutely life-threatening illnesses such as major trauma, myocardial infarction, respiratory failure, sepsis, severe hemorrhage, or shock).
See also: medicine

critical care

patient care pertaining to a crisis in a disease.

critical care medicine
emergency care for victims of trauma or disease.
critical care unit
a unit in a hospital in which special patient care staff and units, including ECG, blood gas analysis apparatus, resuscitation and life support equipment are available and used.
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In addition, articles published on the high-impact journals (IF>5) were generated, and the five most popular critical care medicine journals of the three countries were also determined according to the number of publications.
A 2005 white paper--published by the ACEP, the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors, the Emergency Medicine Residents' Association, the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine--urged an expansion of training to allow emergency physicians to become certified in critical care medicine.
If they had a positive perception of faculty and fellows, they wanted to go into pulmonary and critical care medicine," Dr.
Greeno is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine.
In our opinion, Year Book of Critical Care Medicine 2005 is a reference tool for some of the important clinical papers published in 2003 and 2004, but is by no means comprehensive.
Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, Acute and Critical Care Medicine at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students.
He is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, dedicated to education and research in caring for patients with severe illness or injury.
PHILADELPHIA -- Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, has signed a five year agreement to continue as publisher for the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM).
assistant professor of clinical medicine, attending physician, Division of Pulmonary Care, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Sinai Medical Center of Greater Miami published a review of "Endothelium and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation" in the December issue of Critical Care Medicine.
Since its founding in 1963, Cook has created innovative technologies for drug-eluting and bare metal stents, aortic and vascular endografts, catheters, wire guides, introducer needles and sheaths, embolization coils, medical biomaterials and contract manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals, vena cava filters and other minimally invasive medical devices for radiology, cardiology, urology and women's health, critical care medicine, surgery, gastroenterology, bone access and endovascular therapies.
Today, Cook manufactures more than 50,000 individual products for forty-two medical specialties including endovascular aortic therapy, critical care medicine, general surgery, diagnostic and interventional cardiology and radiology procedures, urology, gastroenterology, and obstetrics and gynecology.

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